Practical information

Here you'll find all the practical information you need to prepare your visit to Château d'Oiron.

Vue frontale du château d'Oiron

Opening hours

June 1 to September 30
10:30 am - 6:30 pm

October 1 to May 31
10.30am - 5.30pm

Please note: last access to monument one hour before closing time.

Closed on January 1, May 1, November 1 and 11 and December 25.


The ticket gives you access to the entire monument and its grounds.
Buy your ticket


For individuals


Individual ticket

8 €

Special rate (partnerships)

  • Escapades 79 pass (free on presentation of chequebook if accompanied by a person paying the individual rate)


  • Under 18s
  • 18-25 years (European Union nationals and regular non-European residents of France)
  • Disabled person and accompanying adult
  • Jobseekers (on presentation of a certificate less than 6 months old)
  • Valid Education Pass
  • First Sunday in January, February, March and November
  • Route contemporaine: Visitors have preferential rates on presentation of a full-price ticket purchased at a partner venue (Abbaye de Fontevraud, Château du Rivau, CccOD Tours).
  • Members of the Association des Amis d'Oiron


Visitors eligible for free admission

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For groups


Group rate

6,50 €
  • From 20 paying adults
  • Any person coming with a tourism professional with no minimum number of participants


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Tour options

  • Self-guided tour
  • Tour documents in English, French and Dutch
  • Bookshop
  • Discovery trail booklet for children
  • Relief maps of the monument available on request
  • Loan of wheelchairs

Payment method

  • cash
  • credit cards
  • check
  • Culture check
  • chèques-vacances (ANCV)
  • chèque Lire (only in stores)

Access and transport

Château d'Oiron

10-12 rue du château d'Oiron
79100 Plaine-et-Vallées


From Saumur: N 147 to Parthenay, D 938 to Thouars, then D 37 and D 64 // From Poitiers: N 147 to Loudun, then D 759 to Thouars and D 64 // From Tours: D 751 to Loudun, D 759 to Thouars and D 64

Services and visiting conditions

  • Guide and assistance dogs allowed
  • Strollers allowed in the park
  • Lockers available at the château on request from reception
  • Accessible toilets


Find out more about our services and facilities for disabled visitors.

Consult the dedicated page

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